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Punjab To Set Up State Project Management Unit Under Goi’s Poshan Abhiyan

Cabinet Gives Nod To Filling 184 Posts For Project Implementation

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Chandigarh , 30 Jul 2019

The Punjab Council of Ministers on Tuesday approved setting up of a State Project Management Unit (SPMU) under the Government of India’s Poshan Abhiyan (National Nutrition  Mission), to improve the nutritional status of children under 6, pregnant women and lactating mothers in the state.At a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder, it was  also decided to fill up 184 project specific posts at State, District and Block level for the project implementation. The tenure of these posts would be co-terminus with the duration  of the Poshan Abhiyaan i.e. till March 31, 2020.The posts include three of Consultant-Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation and Capacity Building, Consultant-Health and Nutrition,  Consultant-Financial Management and Procurement, two project associates, 22 District Coordinators and 155 Block Coordinators, besides two office messengers.It may be  recalled that the Poshan Abhiyan aims to ensure convergence of all nutrition related schemes of the Ministry of Women & Child Development on the target population. The Social  Security, Women and Child Development department is the nodal agency for the implementation of the project.


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